Current Affairs - November, 2019

NuGen Mobility Summit-2019 being held in Haryana

Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping, Nitin Gadkari inaugurated NuGen Mobility Summit-2019 at International Center of Automotive Technology (ICAT) in Manesar, Haryana. This three-day conference will be held from 27 to 29 November 2019. About NuGen Mobility Summit-2019 The conference is the largest automotive technology event in country so far. The event Read More…

Authorised capital of Food Corporation of India increased to Rs.10000 cr from Rs.3500 cr

Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved increasing authorized capital of Food Corporation of India (FCI) from existing Rs.3,500 crore to Rs.10,000 crore. CCEA was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Key Highlights FCI’s operations require maintaining perpetual stock of foodgrains which needs to be funded by government of India through equity or via long Read More…

Cabinet approves MoUs with Saudi Arabia to combat smuggling of narcotic drugs

Union Cabinet has given ex-post facto approval for Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) between Republic of India and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in field of combating illicit trafficking and smuggling of Narcotic Drugs, Psychotropic Substances and Chemical Precursors. Highlights of MoU It will facilitate as well as enhance cooperation between India and Saudi Arabia in combating Read More…

Cabinet approves loan waiver of worth Rs.4 Cr against Sikkim Mining Corporation

Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved waiver of repayment of loan and interest thereon, of nearly worth Rs.4 crore outstanding against Sikkim Mining Corporation (SMC) including interest accrued on total amount from 1 April 2019, till this approval outstanding against SMC. CCEA is chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Benefit: Further, accumulation of Read More…

India-Myanmar MoU on bilateral cooperation for Prevention of Trafficking in Persons

Union Cabinet has approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Myanmar on bilateral cooperation for Prevention of Trafficking in Persons; Rescue, Recovery, Repatriation and Re-integration of victims of Trafficking. The cabinet was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Key Highlights of MoU Objective: To increase bilateral cooperation on the issues of prevention, Read More…